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of the challenges of the fiscal cliff and hurricane sandy, economists are predicting 150,000 new jobs. that will remain at 7.7% unemployment. nbc's tracie potts is in washington with more on this. >> reporter: mara, good morning. holiday hiring and shopping could also have some play into all that. we'll know in about an hour and a half what those new job numbers look like. 150, 160,000 new jobs is what we're hearing. but the jobless rate 7.7% expected to stay about the same. there are a number of things we do know that could have some impact here, adp says private job growth was about 215,000 in the last month. weekly unemployment claims up about 10,000. we also now know retail sales were up more than expected about 4.5%. again probably that holiday boom. auto sales were up about 9% and that's something that was predicted after hurricane sandy, a lot of people lost their cars it was predicted that the auto industry might end up benefiting from that. bottom line as we await these numbers it will tell a story how the economy is doing when you look at the big picture, economists are fair
will be released today isn't spite of the challenges of the fiscal cliff and hurricane sandy, economists are predicting $150,000 new jobs. nbc's tracie potts is in washington with more on this. >> reporter: mara, good morning. we don't know for a few hours but economists are encouraged that at things will remain steady this month. that's because of the fact that december is always a little bit off because it includes all of the holiday hiring and not all of those jobs are permit. adt does a private report and says 200,000 workers in november, that's up in december. the four-week average is steady, though. again, there were aberrations there as a result of the holidays. economists say, despite the holiday possibly throwing a wrench into this and superstorm sandy. remember, that had an impact on the november report as well because of a split week there, not all of the jobs that were lost were reported in november. so we could see some revisions as well in this december report. but there are a couple of other signs that could be encouraging. auto sales up 9%. and retailers say their sales w
's handling of super storm sandy has made him more popular with democrats than republicans. >>> next, to a disturbing story out of russia. what was supposed to be an enjoyable adventure took a tragic turn as a giant inflatable zorb ball with two men inside veered off course and rolled off a mountain cliff. one man was killed, and the other is in serious condition. >>> off the coast of australia, a man lost control of his boat, fell out and was swimming nearby while the boat was spinning in circles. a police boat was able to rescue the boater and he is reportedly doing well. >>> and a huge doomsday asteroid made a fly-by of the earth last night at a distance of 9 million miles. it's more than 1,000 feet wide. and could hit the earth in the 2036. i certainly hope not. >>> weekly jobless claims, holiday retail sales and earnings from oil giant chevron today. meanwhile, what a difference a few months can make. not long ago apple closed above 700 while facebook was spiraling fast, now facebook is the nasdaq darling. it's the best performing stock in the 100 up 70% since september while ap
in new york, new jersey and connecticut. this is for victims who were battered by hurricane sandy two months ago. another bill is expected to be voted on next week from vied a comprehensive $51 billion aid package to cover damage from sandy and help prevent similar disasters in the future. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton goes back to work today after several health problems in the past month. the hospital released secretary clinton last wednesday after treatment for a blood clot following a concussion and a stomach virus. doctors expect her to make a full recovery. clinton has a week of meetings scheduled including three at the white house. she's expected to leave office as soon as her successor, nature john kerry is approved by the senate. >> the an accused of gunning down a dozen people in a movie theater will be in court today. the preliminary hearing begins in colorado where a judge will decide if james holmes will be tried for murder. he'll be in the courtroom this week as prosecutors outline their case in detail and in public for the first time. nbc's leanne gregg joins u
donated about 1 million new books to schools in new jersey that were ravaged by hurricane sandy. >>> the >>> did shell oil move an oil rig that ran aground to avoid millions in taxes. >>> did shell oil move an oil rig that ran aground to avoid millions in taxe >>> did shell oil move an oil rig that ran aground to avoid millions in taxes. that's a question ed markey is asking but shell denied the accusation, but said the rig was moved due to weather. >>> one texas company may have the solution to fuzz growing on your white bread. a technology that bomb bardz bread with microwaves killing mold spores and keeping bread mold-free for 60 days. too bad the bread will probably go stale way before that happens. >>> tim tebow snubbed again. al sharpton teams up with tyler perry on a cold case. >>> and turning on your faucet only to find flammable water. denails next. >>> we couldn't help ourselves. it is a yearly favorite. video of the water skiing squirrel. twiggy will be performing at the boat show in den very this weekend and word has it she'll be sporting a denver broncos life jacket
jersey man's climb to the top of a hurricane-battered sandy roller roaster, hoping to shine a spotlight on recovery efforts. he unfurled a flag. police arrested him as soon as he came down. >> in sports we start with lance armstrong. he'll talk with oprah winfrey about his allegations using performance-enhancing drugs. the "new york times" reported he is considering admitting the use of drugs but his attorney denies that. the doping charges led to him being stripped of his seven tour de france titles. in the nba lakers point guard steve nash reached a new milestone, 10,000 assists and still counting. nash is only the fifth nba player to do that. congratulations to you. >>> a tale of two cities and twin brothers as rob ryan was fired as defensive coordinator of the dallas cowboys. in new york the jets announce md his twin brother rex ryan will keep his job as head coach. ryan said if sanchez does not play well next season quote that number will change. just ahead, kim and kanye's newmantion and which diva will perform for president obama at the inauguration. "breaking dawn" part two is b
in new jersey that were ravaged by hurricane sandy. >>> did shell oil move an oil rig that ran aground to avoid millions in taxes. that's a question ed markey is asking but shell denied the acuation but said the rig was moved due to weather. >>> and according to the that, inquiries for holiday shopping has ridge for june, july and august. >>> reverend al sharpton teams up on a cold case. plus, turning on your faucet only to find flammable water. details coming up next. >>> well, it's a yearly favorite. video of the water skiing squirrel. twiggy will be performing at the boat show in den very this weekend and word has it she'll be sporting a denver broncos life jacket. she and her owner travel all over the world promoting water and boat safety. here's other news making news in america. in western pennsylvania police believe a squabble between two students ballooned into a pair of two full-square brawls with 70 people. authorities can tipped off by a youtube video that shows students and adults throwing blows. >>> and in ohio, a combustible water supply has turned one home into a recipe
by hurricane sandy. >>> did shell oil move an oil rig that ran aground to avoid millions in taxes. that's the question congressman ed markey is asking, but shell denies the accusations say the rig was moved because of weather conditions. >>> and if you haven't started planning your summer vacation yet, get started. according to flipkeys.com, inquiries for summer reservations have ridge 40% just this past week for june, july and august. >>> tim tebow snubbed again. reverend al sharpton teams up with tyler perry for a cold case. plus, turning on your faucet only to find flammable water. details coming up next. >>> well, it's a yearly favorite. video of the water skiing squirrel. twiggy will be performing at the boat show in denver this weekend, and word has it she'll be sporting a denver broncos life jacket. she and her owner travel all over the world promoting water and boat safety. she's very cute. here's other news making news in america. in western pennsylvania police believe a squabble between two students ballooned into a pair of full-scale brawls involving up to 70 people. authorit
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